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  • BEA channels focus on Andersen and Co

    After launching a revamped partnership program in August, which saw it sidle up to a number of international integrators, e-commerce tools developer BEA Systems has added Andersen Consulting to its list.

  • NAS vendor targets enterprise

    Network Appliance has announced a management reshuffle and a slew of new products as the network attached storage (NAS) vendor rallies around a new push into the enterprise space.

  • Web Developer Briefs: StarOffice, Game Developers, Red Sherrif

    StarOffice code online, Game developers meet, Web ratings house goes OS

  • Powerlan and CPS bet on B2B

    IT-listed services company Powerlan has struck a deal with the CPS group whereby it will acquire CPS's ageing NEIS B2B exchange without actually paying a cent.

  • Telstra revamps PCCW deal

    Telstra and Pacific Century Cyberworks (PCCW) have moved to end any uncertainty over their Pan-Asian market alliance, which includes the sale of Telstra's and PCCW's wholesale network business into a new entity.

  • HP to acquire Bluestone in stock swap deal

    Hewlett-Packard announced Tuesday it would acquire Bluestone Software in a stock-for-stock transaction.

  • EDITORIAL: Shifting Sands

    Picture 12 editors seated comfortably in the lounge room of a classy hotel on the holiday coast at Faro, Portugal. This was the annual gathering of editors from IDG IT channel publications from around the world, held a little over two weeks ago.

  • Sun unveils resource site

    Sun Microsystems has unveiled Dot-Com Builder, a resource Web site designed to harness and distribute Web-programming knowledge from leading developers on the Web. The site will aim to be a resource for Web developers who create applications using Java, extensible mark-up language (XML), and other server-side scripting languages.

  • AT LARGE: The real thing

    I found myself in Melbourne recently. No, this is not indicative of some pseudo-spiritual, existentialist revelation. Rather, it is merely a statement of fact. Like many tech journalists, I lead an exciting, go-gettem jet-setter lifestyle, and from one day to the next, I literally do not know which of this nation's magnificent cities I will wake up in.

  • Hey vendors, where's the Paralympics tickets?

    Tabloid has noted that the free-wheeling bandwagon of complimentary tickets to Olympic events didn't extend to the Paralympics.

  • Plestel renames and launches IPO

    Telephone systems service provider Plestel has launched a prospectus for a listing on the ASX in the name of its core brand, Commander. The listing is expected to finance a move into Web hosting and application service provision.

  • Telxon launches logistics handheld

    Telxon Australia has announced a handheld computer for retailers.

  • Fiorina: HP wants to be top in PC sales

    Hewlett-Packard wants to be the number 1 or 2 in worldwide PC sales and has decided not to become a major application service provider (ASP), CEO Carly Fiorina told attendees of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2000.

  • Distribution Man

    In an ideal world, Brad Adams would still be living at Wamberal beach on the Central Coast, surfing and fishing. Adams grew up on this quiet beach north of Sydney and would love to have stayed there for life. But as an ambitious twenty-something, he decided Sydney would be the place to launch a career in IT sales.

  • Breeze software scores Government START grant

    Victorian developer Breeze Software has received a $670,000 research and development grant under the Federal Government START initiative to extend its retail software sales beyond Australian shores.

  • PC sales flatline: Inform

    PC sales have hit their lowest levels this year, according to August figures by market analyst Inform.

  • Who is this guy?

    Tabloid's ‘Who is this guy?' competition is gathering a momentum of its own as we take advantage of the collective brain power of our channel community to put names to some of the miscellaneous images lying around the office.

  • FROM THE ETHER: Riding off into the sunset

    I joined my first computer crusade as a systems programming student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1965. There have been many crusades since then. In this final episode of From the Ether, I'll return to a crusade for which we are now only stacking our lances: Anticiparallelism.

  • Govt Names New E-council Members

    The federal government last week named the 13 members of a new peak body formed to boost business and consumer confidence in e-commerce.

  • Tech Pacific brings Starlight to kids

    Continuing to carry the torch of philanthropy in the channel, Tech Pacific last week donned a genie outfit for the fourth year in a row to grant 60 wishes to seriously ill children associated with the Starlight Children's Foundation.